Meaning of putatively in English:

putatively

Pronunciation /ˈpjuːtətɪvli/

adverb

See putative

‘Or consider State of Emergency, a putatively radical riot simulator.’
  • ‘The idea of having a single minister with responsibility for Scotland, Wales and - putatively - English regional government defies all common sense.’
  • ‘The story is putatively set in an all-girl tennis academy.’
  • ‘Subjects were shown a series of pictures each associated with a sentence putatively spoken by the person in the picture.’
  • ‘It does seem likely that they feel both alienated and empowered by an increasingly virtual world, a place where we are all putatively connected, and profoundly apart.’